Tag Archive | Connecticut Sun

Washington Mystics Win First Championship led by Delle Done and Thibault

It was a first for Two-time WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne and a first for WNBA’s winningest coach Mike Thibault— They are the recipients of the 2019 WNBA Championship. With 21pts. and 9 Reb, Delle Donne fough through a herniated disk, the relentless offense and sharp shooting from Connecticut’s Jonquel Jones and Courtney Williams to […]

Los Angeles’ Nneka Ogwumike has been named the recipient of the 2019 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award

Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike has been named the recipient of the 2019 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award, the WNBA announced today.   The Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award is presented each season to a player who exemplifies the ideals of sportsmanship on the court, including ethical behavior, fair play and integrity.  The award is named […]

Chicago’s James Wade Named 2019 WNBA Coach of the Year

Chicago Sky head coach James Wade has been named the 2019 WNBA Coach of the Year, the WNBA announced today.  Wade becomes the first Chicago coach to earn the honor in the franchise’s 14-year history.   Wade received 27 votes from a national panel of 43 sportswriters and broadcasters.  Mike Thibault of the Washington Mystics […]

Seattle’s Natasha Howard Named 2019 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year

Seattle Storm forward Natasha Howard has been named the 2019 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year, the WNBA announced today.  Howard has earned the honor for the first time and become the second winner for the Storm, joining Lauren Jackson (2007).   Howard received 33 votes from a national panel of 43 sportswriters and broadcasters.  […]

Phoenix’s Griner, Connecticut’s Jones and Chicago Vandersloot Earn 2019 WNBA Peak Performer Awards

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner, Connecticut Sun forward/center Jonquel Jones and Chicago Sky guard Courtney Vandersloot have won the 2019 WNBA Peak Performer Awards in scoring, rebounding and assists, respectively, the WNBA announced today.  Griner, Jones and Vandersloot all earned the same awards in the 2017 season.   The WNBA presents the Peak Performer Awards […]

Connecticut’s Jasmine Thomas Recieves August WNBA Cares Community Assist Award Presented by State Farm

Connecticut Sun guard Jasmine Thomas has received the August WNBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by State Farm for her efforts with the WNBA’s Breast Health Awareness (BHA) initiative.   Thomas is a passionate supporter of the WNBA’s BHA program and helped lead the charge for the Sun’s Rock the Pink Weekend in August. When […]

Career Nights for Han Xu and Marine Johannés Not Enough to Get Liberty Past Sun

The Connecticut Sun traveled to New York to face the Liberty for their final matchup of the season. In a back-and-forth match, Connecticut won, 94-84.   Marine Johannés led the Liberty in scoring with a career-high 21 points on 51.7% shooting from the field and 50% from beyond the arc (4-8).   In the first […]